Campus News

WCCC Student Art Project Emphasizes Value in Collaboration

March 1, 2019
Washington County Community College is exemplifying the value in collaboration by displaying a six-piece collage created by the students of last semester’s introductory art class. The collage, now hanging in the college’s library, shows what can come from the inclination to combine different perspectives. “It’s very powerful for the group,”… Read More

WCCC Hires Nichole Sawyer to Head Workforce Development

January 10, 2019
In an effort to meet the various unmet demands of industry around the state and the country, Washington County Community College [WCCC] has created a new position – the Dean of Business and Industry Training – to spearhead its campaigns of building and improving workforce programming. Nichole Sawyer, who has… Read More

Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. Joins WCCC as Dean of Enrollment

November 28, 2018
Washington County Community College [WCCC] is pleased to welcome one of its newest staff members, Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D. Adams comes to the college from a distinguished background of working with students from all backgrounds who are seeking personal visions of success – a background which made him a… Read More

Young Women Gain Experience in Non-Traditional Fields at WCCC

November 7, 2018
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” So said Eleanor Roosevelt, and so shared Dianne Tilton, former state legislator and current Executive Director of the Downeast Institute… Read More

WCCC to Hold Workshop on Teaching Young Children Through Play

September 21, 2018
It’s easy to see the delight of a child engaged in playing – but what if the same emotion could be applied to learning? When the bridge between playing and learning is actively encouraged by adults, young children are much more likely to absorb and retain information. Recognizing and building… Read More

WCCC Golf Tournament Raises $10,500 in Scholarships

September 21, 2018
Every year, golfers from across Washington and Charlotte Counties gather to take part in Washington County Community College’s golf tournament, held at the St. Croix County Club in Calais. This year’s event, held on sunny Saturday, July 14th, was attended by 116 golfers, each of whom was eligible to win… Read More

WCCC’s Clinton Dakin Takes Home Silver Medal From SkillsUSA National Championship

July 2, 2018
Maine post-secondary gold medal winner in Power Equipment Technology Clinton Dakin represented Washington County Community College once again at the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky from June 24th through June 30th. Clinton once again competed in Power Equipment Technology (post-seconday) against 17 other competitors from across the nation. Clinton… Read More

NBA-Infused Basketball Camp Returns to Calais

June 28, 2018
For the second year in a row, Chris Taylor and Washington County Community College are partnering to bring professional and college-level coaches to Calais for a one-of-a-kind basketball camp. The three-day camp will instruct players of all skill levels on each aspect of the game in an effort to impart… Read More